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SV Kira, Claus Boehlje+Tim Wichmann DE

Touchdown auf Waiheke New Zealand, 5.Februar 2013 Gestern war THE DAY (Zitat Njenga). Da naemlich Passagerock gestern und heute geschlossen war bzw. ist, enstand schon vor laengerer Zeit der Plan, den gestrigen Tag zu einem Tag am Strand zu nutzen…mit … Continue reading

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SV Pelerin, Colin Speedie UK

Transatlantic Voyage—What Worked and What Didn’t There’s nothing like a good long voyage to sort out a boat, for better or for worse. That much I learned running a working charter boat for so many years. Every season we’d cover … Continue reading

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SV La Gitana, Michaela+Volker Kissling DE

THE GERMAN SEAFARERS OF TUVALU

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SV Swantje, Rainer Wäsch DE

Hallo Peter, die Winterarbeit hat Früchte getragen und der Film vom Lofotentörn mit SY Swantje ist fertiggestellt. Einer der Hauptdarsteller ist natürlich WINDPILOT Pacific… eine meiner besten Entscheidungen seit ich segle Mit bestem Gruß Rainer Wäsch, SV Swantje   WEITERLESEN

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SV Elenya, Jim Dilley NZ

Hi Peter, The Windpilot has taken us down to the Subantarctic and up to North Pacific on our SAGA 40, and the rest of the Caribbean and Pacific a few times on other boats. I sailed from the Uk to … Continue reading

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SV Blabber, Ingrid+Ben Evers NL

Dear Peter, we finally have good internet and are able to send you a video of our windpilot working at sea. We can tell you it worked excellent!! We first got tot the Cape Verde without problems and it worded … Continue reading

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SV Nightmare, Marie+Mark Lagerstrom SE

Another ALBIN VEGA on her way around the playball. After 914 days from departing their homeport in Sweden, Marie and Mark just arrived at Durban South Africa. As Mark describes his boat: ” Yup, she’s not big or fancy or … Continue reading

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SV Christiania – Johan Petersen NOR

RS 10 Christiania was the 4 th vessel produced to the original Colin Archer rescue-design. (RS 2-5, 7 and 9were converted pilot-boats or other designs.) She was built in 1895 by Carl Arnold at the Christiania shipyard and was named … Continue reading

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SV Blauwe Pinquin, Ben Rutte NL

After their circumnavigation of 3 years and 35.000 nm SV Blauwe Pinquin – a VICTOIRE 34 – returned safely to her homeport Amsterdam where they arrived on 28.july 2012 SV Blauwe Pinquin

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SV De Windhond, Yvonne+Dries Haak NED

SV De WIndhond, a Helmsman 55 – on her trip around the world. Started from her homeport in the Netherlands in summer 2009, passing the Canaries same autumn, they are spending some time in Caribbean waters and are now in … Continue reading

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SV Baloo 1, Elisabeth+Gerhard Kager AT

SV Baloo 1, a HR 352, started from her homeport UMAG some time in 2003. It took 7 years for their owners to arrive in Langkawi Malaysia, where they decided to take to boat to the hard to fly home … Continue reading

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Sailing Conductors – Expedition Music Concept

Sailing Conductors – CRIBS from Sailing Conductors on Vimeo. Während unserer zweijährigen Reise von Australien nach Deutschland, sollen auf fünf Kontinenten in etwa dreißig Ländern hunderte Musiker aufgenommen werden. Über die Zeit entstehen so Lieder von mehreren Künstlern, die sich … Continue reading

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SV Chiloé, Ariane Bethusy+Jens Meyer GER

Marieholm 33 ist im Sommer 2011 von Hamburg aufgebrochen mit Kurs auf Buenos Aires, Argentinien, wo Jens plant eine Ausstellung zu gestalten. ARS ATLANTICO zeigt Skulpturen und Projekten, wie er sie seit Jahren in Europa bereits vielfach gestaltet hat. Der … Continue reading

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SV Divina, Marianne+Guenther Giselbrecht GER

SV Divina – a 14 meter long wooden design – has been built by the owner and his family during about 10 years, starting 1979 at their home in Germany. 1990 the boat was ready for the open waters – … Continue reading

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SV Anni Nad, Rita+Ulfried Pusch GER

30 year old steelboat SV Anni Nad started from her homeport in Germany sometime in 2009, heading West and currently staying in caribbean waters. Here is their blog

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SV Sea Beryl, Bertus Buys NED

Standfast 40 successfully made circumnavigation during 2006 – 2011- Here is the blog with many pictures and videos

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SV Carina, Méder Aron HUN

SV Carina, YAMAHA 19 finished her 3 years circumnavigation successfully in 2009 here ist the blog

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SV Kira von Celle, Beate+Detlev Schmandt GER

WORK FIRST – GO SAILING AFTERWARDS SV SOLVEIGH IV, a HR 42, Number 77 built in 1983 has been cruising around the world with the famous German Circumnavigator ROLLO GEHARD during 1983 – 1991. Todays owners Beate und Detlev purchased … Continue reading

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SV Pagena, Susanne Toelzel+Joachim Probst GER

Hallo Herr Förthmann, Moin! Ich hoffe, es geht Ihnen gut und Sie genießen den Sommer. Wir sind mittlerweile in Südfrankreich und damit im Mittelmeer angekommen. Der Mast ist gestellt und wir haben auch schon die ersten Tage auf dem Wasser … Continue reading

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MV Wind Horse, Linda+Steve Dashew US

If life time is going – sometimes its worth considering New Paradigms for Cruising. The Dashew family has been developing some perfect sailing boats for bluewater cruising – and after some time and getting older – converted thinking in terms … Continue reading

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